Ryan Chiasson scored the winner with 51 seconds to go Sunday as the Moncton Flyers defeated the Charlottetown Mark’s Work Wearhouse Islanders in New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island Major Midget Hockey League action.
Jarrett Crossman and Kari Belec also scored for Moncton at MacLauchlan Arena while Justin LeBlanc had two assists.
Sebastian Cormier and Shawn Corney scored for the host team with Jonathan Arsenault recording two assists and Tyler Doucette one.
Moncton led 1-0 after the first, but the game was tied 1-1 heading to the third period.
Julian Galloway made 20 saves for the win while Daryl MacCallum made 42 stops, including 18 in the first period.
The Islanders are 0-1-0-1 to start the season while the Flyers are 2-0.
Vitos 10, Islanders 9
The Islanders opened the season with a 10-9 overtime loss to the Saint John Vitos on Friday.
Colin MacSween’s second of the game was the winner on the Vitos’ first shot of overtime. The Vitos are 1-0 on the season.
Jonathan Arsenault scored five times for the Islanders while singles went to Tyler Doucette, Alex Hambly, Jonathon Larter and Shawn Corney.
Larter had a pair of assists while Hunter McIntyre, Bradley Jenkins, Corney, Hambly, Alex Gallant, Sebastien Cormier, Nick Bouchey and Cody McPhee each had one.
Each team scored three times on the power play.
Sam Walsh took the loss while Kyle Porter earned the win in relief of Krystian Matthews.
The Islanders led 4-3 after the first period but trailed 7-6 going to the third.
Flyers 6, Wild 2
Chiasson scored two goals, including the game winner, to lead the Flyers to a 6-2 victory Saturday over the Kensington Wild.
It was the Wild’s first game since moving from Cornwall after last season.
Kyle Ward, Brayden Tingley, LeBlanc and Liam
Conrad also had goals in the victory.
Sam Jay and Abel Arsenault scored for the Wild with assists from Arsenault, Bailey Webster and Campbell Gallant.
Maxim Landry stopped 26 saves in the win while Bradley Shea made 22 saves in the loss.
The Wild held leads of 2-1 and 4-2 during the first and second intermission, respectively.